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The conservation and restoration of antique furniture

by Stan Learoyd

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Sterling Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Furniture -- Repairing.,
  • Furniture finishing.,
  • Upholstery.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementStan Learoyd.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTT199 .L4 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination136 p. :
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3510159M
    ISBN 100806976829
    LC Control Number82062428
    OCLC/WorldCa9246390

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The conservation and restoration of antique furniture by Stan Learoyd Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is a gold mine of information on techniques, jigs, etc for repairing and restoring antique furniture. I am by no means a rookie in this field, and still found this book to contain great detail and insight into furniture restoration and construction. The author really knows his stuff/5(3).

Should possibly have been titled 'The Complete Guide to Repairing and Restoring Antique Furniture' though. The author focusses heavily on antique pieces, without even a nod to modern constructions - there's no mention of laminations or other non solid timber materials/5(7).

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